A group of about 100 land activists marched to Parliament to demand speedy expropriation of land without compensation.
Housing organisations marched against evictions that are a feature of the state’s response to the growing wave of land occupations around the City.
Ramaphosa Informal Settlement residents say the City should expect more protests if it does not back down from planning evictions.
Widespread protests for land and housing are taking place with backyarders and landless people occupying vacant land in Cape Town.
The City of Cape Town and the Western Cape provincial government has stated that it will not buy land from Ross Demolition to build houses for Siqalo residents as the land is “not fit for human habitation”.
Ben Cousins argues that the land redistribution should benefit small-scale farmers.
With the public domain dominated by debates on land expropriation without compensation, two guys from Port Elizabeth share their story of how they started farming in an urban backyard to getting a hectare of land to farm.